I am going out of town this week. So if I don't post as much, that's why. Will return by Friday! The blue light streaks across the sky like 1955. The dreams passed us by. Time changes everything. I'm growing into someone new and the pains are the worst. You followed up to the… Continue reading Free Hand #16
ANNOUNCEMENT POST: FLASH FICTION/WHAT TO BE EXPECTING FROM MY BLOG! I will be posting 'Flash Fiction' pieces (100 words or less) starting next week. This is my way of practicing while also showing my creative process! There will be one or two posts a week of my flash fiction next to my regular 'Free Hand'… Continue reading Announcement: Flash Fiction and more!
It's been raining all week. Nice weather, I like it very much. Currently reading about four books simultaneously on different things, fiction and poetry books. Also listening to Lady Gaga's latest album Joanne (2016). Cannot see the sun, the blood in my mouth bubbles over my lips and my mind swims in the dark.… Continue reading Free Hand #15 (Give Me My Music)
It's only Tuesday and it feels like the end of the week for me. I often take into account the weather when I start my daily writing. I try to work through my environment before writing on other subjects. Also, listening to: Veruca Salt, Album: Ghost Notes (2015) SPECULATIVE POETRY Daytime with… Continue reading Free Hand #14 (Speculative Poetry)
Today is one of those days that I struggle with SLC. This is a rough piece that I jotted down about my own personal conflict with SLC. My blood is hot and the water boils against my skin. The cool wave of wind holds tight to my skin, breathing through my clothes and outlining my… Continue reading Free Hand #13 (Synthetic City)
Yesterday I attended Rumi Poetry Club's, Sand and Sky Launch Party. It was a fun event that included many key speakers who are prevalent poets in Utah. I want to say Thank You to Rumi Poetry Club for publishing my poem, Climbing up the Wasatch Mountains, and I would also like to thank my boyfriend,… Continue reading Publication: Sand and Sky Launch Party
I know this isn't related to my categories Film, Music, Art for reflections but because I find this relevant to SLC, UT (where I live) and kind of mind-blowing, I've including this small reflection on Opioid/Heroin Addiction and Overdose related deaths in Utah. I recently did a project for one of my classes in which… Continue reading Opioid/Heroin Addiction in Utah
Context: The weather recently in Salt Lake City has been rainy. April is usually a stormy month but is highlighted with a few sparse days with sunshine. Recently a new law was passed that will be in effect starting next year. Today is a rainy day. Thunder echoing back against the sky, the grey… Continue reading Free Hand #2: Poetry